STAR scores are a critical component of success for Medicare Advantage Plans, MSSP and REACH ACOs, driving them to maximize the amount of shared savings realized and attract Medicare beneficiaries to enroll in high-quality care plans. In fact, plans with a STAR score of 4.0 or higher accounted for 71% of Medicare Advantage in 2023.…

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By Scott Hampel, president of MedeAnalytics Now that we’ve dealt with Megatrends one through three, we’re approaching the next set. In this group we’re exploring price transparency (and its likely difficult implementation), the increasing use of telehealth thanks to internet-connected devices and precision medicine, made easier thanks to technology. Yet again it is data and…

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